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More cases of HIV are being reported in Southern Indiana. State health officials say the number of cases has now reached 130, up 24 confirmed cases from last week. We have seen a significant increase in the number of HIV cases reported this week, but we believe that is because...
Federal Marshals arrested 7,100 fugitives following a six-week long effort to apprehend fugitives nationwide. The focus of Operation Violence Reduction was to support local law enforcement agencies that may not have additional manpower in areas surrounding larger cities, but are...
Indiana will become the ninth state to repeal its common construction wage law. The 54-40 vote was nearly identical to the tally when the House first took up the wage-setting law in February. Governor Pence has campaigned for the repeal and plans to sign it. Opponents predict a...
A new poll suggests Governor Pence's reputation took a hit from the recent fight over the religious freedom law. The poll from Bellwether Research conducted for Howey Politics Indiana shows only 35-percent of those surveyed have a favorable opinion of the governor, while only 45...
A new report suggests Indiana's school voucher program is not helping students academically. The study was conducted by the bipartisan Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, which is based in Chicago. It looked at voucher programs in Indiana and other states in an effort to...
The FBI is hiring. FBI Indiana Spokesperson Wendy Osborne says they're looking for hundreds of good men and women. They're seeking to fill about 800 special agent positions nationwide this year. They currently employ 13,000 special agents. Osborne says despite issues plaguing...
An Indiana doctor says a new study out on aging is right on the money. The study suggests that the age 60 is "the new middle age." Dr. Phil Stafford heads up the Center on Aging and Community at Indiana University in Bloomington. He says the study is fair and accurate given...
Former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson (right) with Local Initiatives Support Corporation executive director Bill Taft. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson says charter schools need to maintain connections to their neighborhoods to live up to...
Was the RFRA battle ultimately a good thing for Indiana? Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) says yes. Long says lawmakers are now more sensitive to issues involving the LGBT community. He says relevant discussions are now "on the front burner" and the...